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Brooch composed of silver leaf set with cabochon turquoises and seed pearls, stem is in gold and encircles the leaf, hinged pin and hook on reverse.
"Marcia from Alfred / March 24, 1850" (Engraved)
1 in x 1 9/16 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
For more information on the collection of Edwin B. Sears see the catalogue Sander, Penny J., ed. "Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears" (1984).
Title Gold necklace with locket Accession Number 1987.626
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.627
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.628
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.629
Title Gold and turquoise brooch Accession Number 1987.630
Title Gold ring Accession Number 1987.631
Title Silver brooch Accession Number 1987.632